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172 HCA Healthcare hospitals join COVID-19 convalescent plasma study

In continuing our efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, HCA Healthcare is taking part in a national study where recovered COVID-19 patients can donate plasma to potentially help critically-ill patients. We are leveraging our clinical research capabilities and national hospital network to improve COVID-19 patient care and outcomes.  Today, we announced that 172 HCA Healthcare…
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World Cancer Day: we are fighting cancer together

Did you know 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime? But, there is good news on the horizon. According to the American Cancer Society, new figures are promising, citing a 27% decline in United States cancer death rates since 1991. Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute…
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Sarah Cannon shares what you need to know

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness around risk factors and treatments for cervical cancer. It is also a time to celebrate that the mortality rate for cervical cancer has dropped by 50% in the past 40 years, which is attributed to the widespread use of Pap smears. “But this doesn’t…
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Breast cancer breakthrough: Sarah Cannon discusses newly FDA-approved immunotherapy

Spring brings new hope and new beginnings, and for breakthroughs in cancer treatment, this season is off to a promising start. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever immunotherapy (atezolizumab), in combination with chemotherapy, for the treatment of breast cancer. “Immunotherapy is a drug that we’ve been using in…
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Dr. Erika Hamilton Appears on CNN to Discuss American Cancer Society’s New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Dr. Erika Hamilton, Associate Director, Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute – the research arm of our global cancer enterprise, Sarah Cannon – was featured on CNN today regarding the American Cancer Society’s new screening guidelines just released. New screening guidelines state that women should begin getting mammograms at…
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